- Switch off the printer, and remove the top panels of the printer. Then disconnect the ribbon cable as shown.
2. Pull extruder assembly up until it releases, and remove it.
3. Remove both philips-head screws as shown.
4. Remove fan plug as shown.
5. Pull extruder motor out of fan cover. Take care as the LED strip may still be connected. If so, gently pull this out also.
6. Using the smaller, included allen key, undo both bolts on the white piece as shown.
7. Using a pair of pliers or similar, gently pry out this white piece. It can be tricky, so take care.
8. Locate the culprit; usually a small stray piece as shown. Using pliers, tweezers, etc. remove this piece.
9. Push the white piece back in place and secure it with the two bolts from earlier.
10. Position the extruder motor above the fan cover, and insert the LED strip into it's holder. This can be quite tricky, so it's best to get someone to hold the motor for you.
11. Slide the extruder motor into the fan cover as shown.
12. Reconnect the fan cable as shown.
13. Using a philips-head screwdriver, re-install both screws from earlier.
14. Re-install extruder into the printer by lining it up with the lugs on the extruder carriage, and pushing it down very firmly until you hear a click.
15. Plug the ribbon cable back into the extruder as shown.
16. Re-install the top panels of the printer, and it should be ready to go! Double check the type of plastic you will be using, and using either the touchscreen controls or a computer, extrude some plastic to confirm if this has worked.
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